Saturday, December 16, 2017

True Stories Set List - 12/15/17 at the Manhattan

True Stories performed at the Manhattan in Chula Vista on December 15, 2017, on a bill that included Mittens and The Gargoyles, the latter featuring Ron Silva (The Crawdaddys), Erich Bacher (The Tell Tale Hearts) and Chris Davies (The Penetrators) - Here's what True Stories played:

1)      Can’t Don’t Want To Faster
2)      Hearts On Sleeve
3)      Clouds All Day
4)      Bleeding
5)      Who Will Play Us In The Movie?
6)      You Still Take My Breath Away
7)      In Your Arms
8)      I Woke Up In Love This Morning (Partridge Family cover)
9)      Can’t Seem To Make You Mine
10)   You’re Going To Miss Me
11)   Ever Fallen In Love (Buzzcocks cover)
12)   Better Days
13)   Comet’s Tomorrow

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Dinettes, Manual Scan, Alvino & The Dwells - December 28 at the Casbah

Tickets are on sale now for 
The Dinettes, Manual Scan & Alvino and The Dwells 
at the Casbah on December 28:

OB Farmers Market - Alicia Previn, Bart Mendoza, Lee Smith

The Ocean Beach Farmers Market held it's annual Holiday Food & Toy Drive on December 13 - amongst the talent on hand were Michael Head and Kris Wott of the Country Rockin' Rebels, Dave Gilbert, blues band Chicken Bone Slim and the trio of Alicia Previn, Bart Mendoza and Lee Smith who performed a four song set:

Blood & Roses
In Your Arms
I've Just Seen A Face
With A Little Help From My Friends

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

True Stories Unplugged 12/04/17 The Casbah

On December 4, True Stories opened for Jake Clemons of the E Street Band at the Casbah- Bart and David played an acoustic set - Here's what was performed:

In Your Arms
Clouds All Day
Better Days
All Sorts
You Still Take My Breath Away 
Eleanor Rigby
The Shape of Things To Come
Innocence Becomes You
Where Have All The Good Times Gone

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Unherd -TV and San Diego Music Voices filming

Bart Mendoza made an appearance on San Diego television program, Unherd, airing Saturday November 25 on ABC-TV 10 (11:45 p.m.). A reel of bloopers was posted online and can be seen here: Unherd Episode #72 Bloopers

Meanwhile on November 26, he was also interviewed at length for an upcoming documentary series: San Diego Music Voices  san-diego-music-voices

Thursday, November 23, 2017

On January 6 The Casbah will be the site of an amazing Tribute to Tom Petty, featuring an all-star band: Andrew McKeag (Presidents of the U.S. / Uncle Joe's Big Ole Driver), Mario Rubalcaba (Rocket From The Crypt / Hot Snakes / Earthless), Timothy Joseph (Buckfast Superbee), Ben Moore (Pocket / The Styltones) and Chris Torres. As if that wasn't enough, they will be joined by an incredible lineup of musicians including True Stories (Bart Mendoza, David Fleminger, Greg Smith, Lee Smith), Joey Harris (The Beat Farmers), Schizophonics, Dead Rock West, The Sara Petite Band, Pall Jenkins (Black Heart Procession), Shelbi Bennett (Midnight Pine), Daniel Cervantes, Dani Bell (Boychick), Matthew Molarius (Transfer / Redwoods Collective). The show is a benefit for Music Cares - Tickets are on sale soon!

Friday, November 10, 2017

Upcoming Dates

Upcoming Dates for Bart Mendoza:

11/10 Java Joe's (MC) with John January & Linda Berry, Michael Fairchild, Jeff Ousley
11/15 Java Joe's (acoustic) w/  Dave Humphries & Mike Alvarez
12/04 The Casbah (True Stories /unplugged) w/ Jake Clemons
12/05 Recording (True Stories)
12/06 Theory Thursday (acoustic)
12/13 OB Farmer's Market (acoustic) w/ Alicia Previn, Michael Head
12/15 Manhattan Bar (True Stories) w/ Mittens. The Gargoyles
12/28 The Casbah (Manual Scan) with The Dinettes

01/06 The Casbah (True Stories) with Schizophonics, Joey Harris, Dani Bell etc
01/19 The Riviera Supper Club (True Stories)
03/30 The Music Box (True Stories)
03/31 Queen Bee (True Stories) with Britian's Finest, The Baja Bugs
06/02 Art Around Adams (True Stories)